Makin' The Changes

Jackie McLean

Makin The Changes
  • CAT # OJCCD-197-2

    1. Bean And The Boys 8:30
    2. What's New? (Instrumental) 7:09
    3. I Never Knew (that Roses Grew) 7:04
    4. I Hear A Rhapsody 5:58
    5. Jackie's Ghost 5:25
    6. Chasin' The Bird 1:45

The searing passion of Jackie McLean’s alto saxophone is heard here in six numbers (three each from quartet and sextet) from a time in the early 1960s when he was appearing nightly as a musician and actor in Jack Gelber’s The Connection. The quartet includes pianist Mal Waldron; the sextet has trumpeter Webster Young, a Miles Davis disciple, and trombonist Curtis Fuller filling out the front line, with the ephemeral Brooklyn pianist, Gil Coggins, heading the rhythm section.

with Curtis Fuller, Webster Young, Gil Coggins, Mal Waldron, Paul Chambers, Arthur Phipps, Arthur Taylor, Louis Hayes

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